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National Retail Properties Inc (NYSE:NNN) Has Attractive Fundamentals

I’ve been keeping an eye on National Retail Properties Inc (NYSE:NNN) because I’m attracted to its fundamentals. Looking at the company as a whole, as a potential stock investment, I believe NNN has a lot to offer. Basically, it is a notable dividend-paying company with a a strong track record of delivering benchmark-beating performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, read the full report on National Retail Properties here.

6 star dividend payer with proven track record

In the previous year, NNN has ramped up its bottom line by 42%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did NNN outperformed its past performance, its growth also exceeded the REITs industry expansion, which generated a 14% earnings growth. This is an notable feat for the company.

NYSE:NNN Income Statement Export December 5th 18

Income investors would also be happy to know that NNN is one of the highest dividend payers in the market, with current dividend yield standing at 4.0%. NNN has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NYSE:NNN Historical Dividend Yield December 5th 18

Next Steps:

For National Retail Properties, I’ve compiled three key factors you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for NNN’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for NNN’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are NNN’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of NNN? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.